The location of the Arung Jeram (river rafting) is divided into 12 large rivers in East Kalimantan with details as follows :
Mahakam River has 23 Jeram (estuaries) as follows :
Haloq, Batu Uma, Kamit, Batu Je, Udang, Asiu, Telang Usan, Batu Berang, Ipak Sapit, Ben Hong (jeram panjang0, Kenehe, Ben Palag, Beliu, Lubang Kubang, Nap Batu Bernafas, Ban Kalung, Lunang Ino, Batu Bid, Batu Lawung, Napo Hida and Pelanduk estuaries.
The estuaries are approximately 50 Km in length, and Ben Hong estuary is the biggest among them. The Easy way to the estuaries from Samarinda is by motor boat to Long Bangun about 3 days. Later chartered a long boat from Long Bangun to Long Apari with 2 days journey. Hence by air from Samarinda using DAS aircraft to DATA DAWAI about one – and – half hours, then the journey from here by rafting boat.
Kayan River has 50 Estuaries as follows :
Aya, Lutung, Long Ping, Batuk Payau, Long Sungai Tia, Puho, Lusak, Lepuun, Tamen Luhung, Batu Luung, Gep, Peta, Layuk, Ubek, Belipek Laweng, Musang Tingang, Naha Gamang, temeto, Bai Bileng, Wai Tebungen, Dian, Payau, Musang, Ap Kayan, Awon (the largest in 6th grade), Talang Musang, Tuhan, Batang, Teku, Tiap, Ahit, Pute, Lawat Buet, Kelengan, Peta, Temengan, Laham, Amut, Api, Sihai, Ka Nuyang, Long Kihan, Musang Perihan, Long Musang, Long Bangun, Bemberem.
The length of the estuaries are about 500 Km.
The distances and easy way to the area is from :
From – To Times
Balikpapan – Tarakan, 1.5 hours
Tarakan – Tanjung Selor, 6 hours
Tanjung Selor – Long Bia, 3 days walk
Long Bia – Musa Tigang, till Awon Estuary, 1 hours
Awon – Musang, 9 hours
Musang – Teko, 1 day
Teku – Data Dian, 1 day
Data Dian – Long Nawang, 1 day
Long Nawang – Bemberem Lidung Payau 150 minutes
All up is about 12 days if everything is okay, using long boat with 40 Hp motor. While using the DAS aircraft from Samarinda to Long Ampung is about 1 hour 50 minutes and ‘milir’ downstream from Long Ampung to Long Nawang, to Data Dian, to Teku, Musang, Awon, Walking, Musang Tigang Long Bia and Tanjung Selor.
Bahau River has 44 estuaries as follows :
Long Beluwe, Lembu, Geng, Pasang, Lu, Nao, Enta Liang, Berau, Long Nah, Pangin, Baliu, Baliu lut, Mading, Aran, Lung, Lesung, Alo, Badeng, Telasan, Dado, Telasan Duet, Enta Talang, Tulung, Luhung, Anye Luhung, Batu Baya, Ilan, Ka Lanuk, Tako, Babui Mahe, Babui Lempo, Mecuk Menat, Ka Besun, Ku Keling, Lap, Bulu Lantung, Aaye Bung, Bekai, Long Mejan and Payang estuaries.
Total length for the estuaries are about 150 Km. Easy way to the location is from :
From – To Times
Balikpapan to Tarakan, 150 minutes
Tarakan to Tanjung Selor, 1,5 hours
Tanjung Selor to Long Bia, 6 hours
Long Bia to Long Pujangan, 7 hours
Long Pujangan to Apau Ping, 7 ours
The journey takes a total about 5 days
Boh River has 7 estuaries as follows :
Terenga, Kelep, Dian, Bemberem, Kubo, Malat and Tanyit estuaries. The Length is about 30 Km. The easy way to the area is by MAF aircraft from Samarinda to Lembusan about 1 hour 55 minutes. Lembusan is situated near Boh River and downstream with the rubber boat to the estuary Boh River meets with Mahakam River takes about 5 days.
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